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Crimson Sweet Watermelon
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Crimson Sweet Watermelon

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Famous for Flavor

Deep crimson flesh is bursting with juice and is so sweet, the 20- to 25-lb. melons will disappear from your refrigerator in no time flat! Fine-grained flesh; small seeds. Resists fusarium wilt and anthracnose. 88 DAYS.

Zones: 3 - 9 annual.
Height: 8 - 10 inches.
Shade Requirement: Full sun.
Germination: 5 - 8 days.

Crimson Sweet Watermelon - Pkt.
  • 15154
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  • For each offer ordered, get approx. 30 seeds.
  • $2.99
Crimson Sweet Watermelon - 1 oz.
  • 15157
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 1 oz.
  • $5.99
Crimson Sweet Watermelon - 1/4 lb.
  • 66380
  • Quantity
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  • For each offer ordered, get 1/4 lb.
  • $16.99

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Crimson Sweet Watermelon Product Details

Botanical Name: Citrullus lanatus 'Crimson Sweet'

Height: 8 - 10 inches.

Spacing: 3 - 5 feet between plants, 5 - 8 feet between rows.

Depth: 1 - 1 1/2 inches.

Spread: 8 - 10 feet.

Sun/Shade: Full sun.

Pollinator: Crimson Sweet is a seeded variety (diploid). It can be used to pollinate seedless varieties of watermelon.

Yield: Approximately 40 fruits per 100 foot row.

Foliage: Green foliage.

Blooms: Summer.

Fruit: Tough, medium-thick hard rind, light green with fine dark green stripes. Blocky. Bright deep-red flesh.

Days To Maturity: 88 days.

Form: Annual.

Soil Requirements: Light, rich, sandy, well-drained soil.

Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.

Seed Count: Approximately 30 per packet, 1 oz. is approximately 300 seeds, 1/4 lb. is approximately 750 seeds.

Size: 14 inches X 13 inches. 25 lbs.

Comments: Disease resistant - fusarium wilt and anthracnose. High sugar content. Contains a few small seeds. Good keeper. Variety is at least 35 years old.


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2013-09-11
best ever
Reviewed By: Carl Myers (Portland, OR)
Never thought this melon would do so well this far north - planted 2 small hills on compost pile - was rewarded with at least 20 huge melons - many weighed 30+ lbs all were 20lbs plus - the taste was the best ever surpassing even our famous Hermistons grown locally - will be planting again next for sure.


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2013-09-11
Jersey Mike
Reviewed By: Mike (Verona, NJ)
I bought these hoping for small seeded sweet watermelon. They only grew to about 8 pounds and the seeds inside were rather large. The melon itself was sweet but not as described. slightly disappointed


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2012-08-08
Sweet!!!
Reviewed By: mike churchill (La Harpe, il)
Grew very well in central illinois, despite the 2012 drought. Very sweet!!!!


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2012-02-11
the very best watermelon
Reviewed By: Dan (Kasota, Minnesota)
I've been planting crimson sweet for years .Have always had great results ,very productive,very delicious.


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2010-09-22
Didn't grow
Reviewed By: Sean (Northeast, Missouri)
Planted these seeds on 3 seperate occasions this summer and got zero results from them. I had different kinds of melons and pumpkins close by that grew fine...these did not


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2010-07-11
Never agian
Reviewed By: Adam (alden, iowa)
"Made it to 2"" stopped growing didn't die but didn't get bigger."


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2010-07-09
Kept on growing!
Reviewed By: Heather (Houston, TX)
I planted these in March in less-than-ideal soil. We got several watermelons all summer long. It was always a fun surprise to discover yet another swelling after we thought the season was over! They practically dissolve in your mouth they are so sweet and juicy. These vines withstood all my first-time gardening mishaps and a terrible drought without a hint of trouble.


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2008-02-23
Crimson Sweet Watermelon
Reviewed By: Tom Sheehan (Sherrill, Iowa)
I have ordered these melons a couple of years now. They have been the sweetest watermelons in which I have eaten and so full of flavor! I have family members already asking about them so I thought that I had better get my order in!


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2007-01-11
swell
Reviewed By: jeff McFadden (Colma, CA)
these are definetely some mega swell flavor orbs!!!


Crimson Sweet Watermelon - Pkt.
  • 15154
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get approx. 30 seeds.
  • $2.99
Crimson Sweet Watermelon - 1 oz.
  • 15157
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 1 oz.
  • $5.99
Crimson Sweet Watermelon - 1/4 lb.
  • 66380
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 1/4 lb.
  • $16.99


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